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URGENT ADVISORY ON CYBER SECURITY FOR REMOTE WORKERS

We are issuing an urgent security warning to businesses and individuals. With many people working from home, there has been an explosion of Cyber Criminals trying to take advantage of potential holes in corporate networks.

As many of us are trying to balance work, kids at home and other interferences, there is a growing risk of distracted computer users falling victim to phishing attacks and other security intrusions.

The End is Near for Windows 7. Is Your Business at Risk?

In January 2020, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7. Though it seems like a long way off, we are starting to see the beginning of the end.

What does that look like?

  • An increase in service requests for workstations running Windows 7
  • Less software and security updates being issued, creating vulnerabilities
  • A decrease in productivity for clients running
    Windows 7

Why Many IT RFPs Fail

We have participated in many IT RFPs and watched as the process dramatically missed the goals executives or the board intended. It’s not from a lack of desire to make the right choice or find a strong solution, but usually in how the organization views technology costs.

Get Office 365 Free for Your Non-Profit Organization

Did you know that Microsoft offers the full suite of Office 365 services for little to no cost for non-profit organizations? It’s true. This means that non-profits can take advantage of many benefits of Office 365, including:

Access to High Quality Cloud Services that many Fortune 500 companies use to move their business forward every day.

Techify Adds Marketing Muscle To Executive Team

March 15, 2018 – Techify is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Howe in the role of Vice President, Marketing and Communications. Jessica’s experience includes developing strategy and managing marketing communications campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands, including The Home Depot Canada, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada, SUBWAY Restaurants and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Techify Again Named One of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine

September 15, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Techify was named this morning to the PROFIT 500 as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the third year in a row.

“The third time is definitely a charm,” said Techify CEO Brendan Howe. “It was an honour to make the PROFIT 500 initially but to be on it three years in a row with such a distinguished group of entrepreneurs is a great achievement for our team.

Ready for 2016: the year of ransomware?

It sounds easy: never negotiate with terrorists or other criminals. It’s not so simple, however, as the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center found out after its communications systems were held hostage by ransomware in February. It fought back for 10 days, but after staff at the 434-bed hospital were reduced to pen and paper, the hospital folded and paid about $17,000 to regain access to its system.